RV Clione CLI7/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1969-07-17 — 1969-07-24|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. Echo and trawl survey for concentrations of horse mackerel in the eastern half of the Southern Bight, from the Texel to the Schelde.
2. Collect samples of horse mackerel and sprat.
The best catches of horse mackerel were taken about 35 miles off Texel and near Smith's Knoll. The main concentrations of sprats were found towards the English coast. Catches were made with the Engels mid-water trawl. Samples of sprat, horse mackerel and mackerel were deep frozen and brought back to the laboratory for further examination.
|Chief scientist||P O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Specific||offshore Texel area, Ijmuiden, Southern bight south to the hinder region and offshore Thames, Smith's Knoll|